In my mid-twenties, I somehow stumbled into the position of running a publishing company. It was a fun few years for me. I fell in love with books during the time, and am grateful to still be in the industry, these days as a writer, of course.
I don’t know what led me to do it, but one day I decided the company would become more grateful.
I bought several boxes of thank-you cards and gave one to each member of the staff (we were tiny, so this was no big deal) and asked if we’d be willing to write a thank-you card to somebody every day until our boxes were empty […]